Security Archives - Page 62

Cisco boosts security in self-defending net

To that end, Cisco Systems Corp. unveiled its Security Management Suite for its network is the platform strategy.The company, based in Santa Clara, Calif., wants to plug all security holes in networks, whether

Published on: March 10th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

anti-spam software: Fighting a tricky enemy

Mention the word spam to any e-mail administrator and expect a growl in response.There are many ways to combat this plague, none of which is 100 per cent effective. Spam purveyors are devious;

Published on: March 1st, 2006 Lynn Greiner

Cyberklix delivers security

As a systems engineer in the early 1990s, John Menezes was busy implementing IP networks for large financial institutions. He made a successful career at Conexsys Communications, designing networks and solving migration-related problems

Published on: November 9th, 2005 Buket Oktem

Privacy commissioner calls on compliance

In her first report since the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act was fully implemented more than a year ago, the federal privacy commissioner said the Commissioner’s Office, in conjunction with provincial

Published on: October 25th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

BitDefender expands in Canada

BitDefender, a division of Softwin, which has two small distributors here, is looking for mid-sized distributors to carry its line of desktop, e-mail and server intrusion defence software.“We’re looking for distributors to get

Published on: October 25th, 2005 Howard Solomon

Dining out with Symantec

There was little to chew on here last month after Symantec VARs checked out of the opulent Phoenician golf resort following the company's Partner Engage conference.The rabbits who came out at dusk to

Published on: October 18th, 2005 Howard Solomon

Symantec soothes partners over its new plan

Symantec is taking small steps towards a new channel program as it digests its recently-finalized acquisition of backup and recovery specialist Veritas.At its first partner conference for VARs from both companies here last

Published on: October 18th, 2005 Howard Solomon

Suite deal for system builders

Intel is boosting the package of Symantec software it bundles with its motherboards to increase market share with system builders.The chipmaker already includes trial editions of Symantec’s Norton Anti-Virus with motherboards. Now it’s

Published on: September 29th, 2005 Howard Solomon

McAfee improves hosted e-mail service

Formerly called Managed Mail Protection, the new McAfee Secure Messaging Service is now based on Postini Inc.’s Perimeter Manager as well as incorporating McAfee technology.Operated by McAfee from the U.S., the hosted service

Published on: September 29th, 2005 Howard Solomon

Phishing expedition warning

A recently published report from IBM Corp. suggests that phishing schemes are growing in sophistication, allowing would-be Internet criminals to target their victims by name.A targeted or “spear phishing” attack is designed to

Published on: September 21st, 2005 Neil Sutton

More tools for McAfee VARs

Starting this month the company's partners can offer customers a 30-day trial of its IntruShield, Foundstone appliances and WebShield software before they have to pay.It also announced an improved phone and online hotline

Published on: September 21st, 2005 Howard Solomon

Retail sector open for security VARs

Canadian retail executives believe online and Internet transaction processing will have highest area of projected IT growth in the industry over the next 12 months, according to a recent survey.But the poll, conducted

Published on: September 20th, 2005 Jeff Mackie

Zotob worm wreaks havoc

While things are back to normal, the Zotob worm affected computers in the trading division and head office of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.“The patch had been rolled out throughout large parts

Published on: September 20th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

Protecting the customer

Privacy legislation in Canada, the U.S. and the EU can get a little confusing. Consider this alphabet soup: PIPEDA. PIPA. HIPA. GLBA. Organizations need to protect their personal data or face ramifications, the

Published on: March 15th, 2005 Vawn Himmelsbach

Extending our sixth sense

I recently had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing John W. Thompson, the chairman and CEO of Symantec Corp. I found him to be a man driven to educate society on the evils

Published on: March 15th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto